Category: News

Dillon Resident Wins $1 Million Dollars

COLUMBIA, SC (August 30, 2010) – When the telephone rang for Charlie Jackson at work last week, he wondered who would be calling him on his lunch break? It was the Lottery. An entry Jackson had submitted just won $1 MILLION in the Cash Bonanza Bonus Second-Chance Promotion.

City Police Needs Public’s Help To Identify Suspects

The City of Dillon Police Department needs your help to identify these suspects shown in this slide show of photos.

Perdue’s Top Producers Announced

Perdue Farms in Dillon recently recognized M&JB Farm of Dillon County as being one of their Top Producers.

Bond Denied On Mayor Pro-Tem Gurley

A magistrate judge denied bond on Mayor Pro-Tem Randolph Gurley on Friday morning. Gurley will now have to go before a circuit court judge to have bond heard again.

Warrants show that Gurley was charged on Thursday with attempted murder, two counts of distribution of a controlled substance near a school, and two counts of distribution of marijuana. The Dillon County Detention Center confirms that he was also arrested on a charge of open container.

Mayor Pro-Tem Gurley Charged With Attempted Murder, Other Charges

Dillon Mayor Pro-Tem Randolph Gurley was arrested on an array of charges late Thursday.

Combine And Truck Wreck

A wreck occurred between a combine and a small truck on Wednesday morning.

First Bancorp Announces Cash Dividend

The Board of Directors of First Bancorp (NASDAQ – FBNC), the parent company of First Bank, has declared a cash dividend of $0.08 per share payable October 25, 2010 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2010.

Hamer Post Office Announces New Hours

Retail service hours are being adjusted in the Greater South Carolina District in all smaller post offices level CAG H-L effective September 25th.

Dillon County Crime Prevention: Home Safety

Each year in the US there are more than five million homes burglaries. Experts agree that the best way to deal with crime in the home is to take every step possible to prevent it from happening. Law Enforcement and security experts will tell you from years of experience that criminals usually look for the easiest possible targets. While no one can guarantee 100% that no one will break into your home, the following tips to make your home more difficult and less enticing to enter will reduce the likelihood significantly.

Myers Graduates From Basic Combat Training

Army National Guard Pvt. Danielle L. Myers has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.